Janella Maxine Desiderio Salvador (born March 30, 1998) is a Filipino actress and singer. After appearing on stage, she debuted in the 2012 hit family series Be Careful with My Heart and since starred in Oh My G!, So Connected, Born for You and The Killer Bride.
Janella Maxine Desiderio Salvador
March 30, 1998
GMA Artist Center
|Partner(s)||Markus Paterson (2019-present)|
She has a half-brother and two step siblings.
Like her parents, she has interest in performing arts at a young age.
Between 2008 and 2009, she represented the Philippines in a world trade fair in Seoul, Korea. She appeared on stage in venues such as Meralco Theater, her first lead role being the school musical Paul! Paul! After guesting on Eat Bulaga's Sa Pula, Sa Puti, management directors Manny Valera and Star Magic's Johnny Manahan signed her a contract as their talent.
Her official acting debut came in 2012 through the hit daytime drama, Be Careful With My Heart, which aired until 2014. Salvador's character, middle daughter Nikki Grace Lim, was widely known for her Coño catchphrases. Winning newcomer awards, she would became one of the youngest faces of Garnier skin care.
Lead roles and musicEdit
ABS-CBN in 2015 cast Salvador in her first leading role in Oh My G! as an orphan who blames God for the trials in her life. On July 1, Salvador released her debut album. It peaked at number one for several weeks, and became certified platinum by PARI. After featuring in a song for Hong Kong Disneyland, she made her film debut in director Jun Lana's Haunted Mansion. The film was a top grosser at the 41st Metro Manila Film Festival.
In 2016, she had her second major lead TV role through the music based drama Born for You. Salvador portrays an aspiring musician who studies and works in Tokyo. In the soundtrack, she released her first Japanese-language songs.
2017 came her first solo concert, Super Janella, an ensemble role in director Topel Lee's film Bloody Crayons, as well as feature in Himig Handog through the Karlo Zabala-penned song "Wow Na Feelings" which won 4th Best Song and TFC's Global Choice Award.
In 2018, Salvador starred in two films. After portraying a singing mermaid in fantasy film, My Fairy Tail Love Story, she would garner praise in director Jason Paul Laxamana's rom-com So Connected, where she played a lovestruck waitress. In 2019, Salvador returned to the small screen after three years through The Killer Bride. Her role as a possessed girl named Emma who moves to Las Espadas years after a freak killing, won her Princess of Philippine Television at the national Box Office Entertainment Awards.
At the end of 2019, Salvador starred opposite veteran actress Maricel Soriano in film The Heiress, based on the Philippine barang folklore. In 2020, she appeared in Tren, the second highest rating episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya for the year. She played Aira, a university student who reconciles with her past lover.
- Janella Salvador (2015)
|Mahal Kita Pero||August 2014|
|I Can||January 2015|
|Ganyan Talaga||July 2015|
|Kapag Tumibok Ang Puso|
|How Far I'll Go||November 2016|
|Alam Mo Ba||December 2016|
|Wow Na Feelings||September 2017|
|Hey It's Me||November 2017|
|Be My Fairytale||February 2018|
|Atin Cu Pung Sing Sing||October 2018|
|Take It Easy||April 2019|
|Nung Tayo Pa||August 2019|
|Somewhere in My Past||February 2021|
|Singles that appeared in film or television drama soundtracks.|
|2015||Haunted Mansion||Ella Santos|
|2016||Mano Po 7: Tsinoy||Caroline Wong|
|2017||Bloody Crayons||Eunice Nicolas|
|2018||My Fairy Tail Love Story||Chantel Quejada|
|So Connected||Trisha Biscocho|
|2012–2014||Be Careful With My Heart||Nikki Grace Lim|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Card||Felynit "Neneng" Gallego|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Selfie||Michelle Ann Rose "Mitch" Bonzo|
|Home Sweetie Home||Teen Darla Sanchez|
|2015||Oh My G!||Sophie Z. Cepeda|
|Wansapanataym: Fat Patty||Patricia "Patty" Dionisio/Fatima|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pink Dress||Amabelle Marquez|
|Wansapanataym: Christmas Witch||Irene|
|2016||FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||Denise Paulino|
|Born for You||Samantha "Sam" Reyes/Kazuko|
|Wansapanataym: Holly & Mau||Holly Arellano|
|2017–2018||Wansapanataym: Jasmin's Flower Powers||Rose Miraflores/Jasmin|
|2018||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Mangga||Daisy|
|I Can See Your Voice||Guest Artist|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Cards||Rosela|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: White Ribbon||Moira Dela Torre|
|2019–2020||The Killer Bride||Emma Bonaobra / Vida dela Cuesta|
|2020||Maalala Mo Kaya: Tren||Aira Dimapilis|
|2019||Touch Screen||Amanda Munoz||iWant|
|2015||Chinito Problems||Enchong Dee||Herself|
|2009||Paul! Paul!||Meralco Theater|
|Year||Nominated Work||Award-giving Body/Recognition||Result||Ref|
|2013||Herself||61st FAMAS Awards German Moreno Youth Achievement Award||Won|||
|Be Careful with My Heart||27th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best New Female TV Personality||Won|||
|ASAP Pop Viewers' Choice Awards Pop Breakthrough Star||Won|||
|2014||Candy Readers' Choice Awards Female Rising Star||Won|||
|45th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising Female Star||Won|||
|45th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising Loveteam for Television (with Jerome Ponce)||Won|
|11th Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Breakthrough Performance by an Actress||Nominated|||
|Yahoo! Celebrity Awards Female Emerging Star||Nominated|
|10th ASAP Pop Viewers' Choice Awards Pop Female Cutie||Nominated|
|10th ASAP Pop Viewers' Choice Awards Pop Teen Popsies (with Marlo Mortel)||Nominated|
|Mahal Kita Pero||Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs 3rd Best Song||Won|||
|Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs Myx Best Music Video||Won|
|2015||Herself||17th Gawad PASADO Awards PinakaPASADOng Dangal ng Kabataan||Won|||
|Alta Media Icon Awards – Best Female Recording Artist||Won|||
|MOR Pinoy Music Awards Best New Artist||Nominated|
|Chinito Problems||Myx Music Awards Best Appearance in a Music Video||Nominated|
|2016||Haunted Mansion||32nd PMPC Star Awards for Movies – New Movie Actress of the Year||Won|||
|Herself||8th PMPC Star Awards for Music – Best New Female Recording Artist of the Year||Won|||
|2017||Wow Na Feelings||Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs 4th Best Song||Won|||
|Himig Handog TFC's Global Choice Award||Won|
|2019||Nung Tayo Pa||Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs 4th Best Song||Won|||
|Be My Fairytale||Myx Music Awards 2019 Remake of the Year||Nominated|
|Myx Music Awards 2019 Media Soundtrack of the Year||Nominated|
|2020||The Killer Bride||GEMS Hiyas ng Sining Best TV Series Actress||Nominated|
|51st GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Princess of Philippine Television||Won|||
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